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Someone took a PHOTO of Obama's Wad.

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posted on Sep, 23 2012 @ 07:13 PM
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Originally posted by skepticconwatcher
reply to post by SaturnFX
 


The President of the United States has to use cash because he wants to protect his credit card number from being stolen or disclosed. It's as simple as that. Anyone with basic common sense would understand that. It is the same reason many people use cash for small purchases.


edit on 23-9-2012 by skepticconwatcher because: (no reason given)


Common sense is boring.




posted on Sep, 23 2012 @ 07:18 PM
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I will give you the benefit of the doubt.

I understand what you're asking, but so far most of us here and saying the same thing, we don't see the big deal about the picture. Is is staged? Maybe. I think everything the the President does is planned out. Do I think they planned him to use cash? Possibly. Do I think he purposely held up money for a photo that shows an hidden agenda? No, not at all.

By going to far, I mean that you're not listening to explanations other people are posting. And the second picture you posted at the grocery store has been explained completely. You and I never pose like that, because we are not the president. No one cares that we are paying for our own groceries.

You've explained your reason for asking repeatedly, and you've been answered repeatedly.

I've never once in my time here ever posted my like or dislike for a President, so you can't assume that I think he, or any other president, is sacred.



posted on Sep, 23 2012 @ 07:20 PM
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Now this was a good post, full of sarcasm.
I'm being serious....I laughed!

Back to the op...I agree with another poster...it proves they pay for the food.



posted on Sep, 23 2012 @ 07:20 PM
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cash is useful for tipping

maybe he's a big tipper

nah, that would be a positive



posted on Sep, 23 2012 @ 07:26 PM
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Love your little movie under your name...hillarious!

As for the op: They say a picture is worth a thousand words...are we there yet?



posted on Sep, 23 2012 @ 07:38 PM
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Obama does eat at A LOT of local shoppes in Washington, and I applaud that.

He walks in, buys everyone something to eat, draws a crowd, signs a few autographs and that business gets a lot more customers even if only for a few weeks.

Gotta have a Wad. He's the God-darn PRez of the USA



posted on Sep, 23 2012 @ 07:42 PM
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And isn't our own gov. That stated cash purchases are to be looked at with suspicion?


Exactly what I was thinking



posted on Sep, 23 2012 @ 07:48 PM
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"Oh You!!! , I've got this with my debit card!"

But seriously, Russians and other foreigners of currently rioting countries like to deal in cash. Bobo is just being the foreigner we know he is.
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posted on Sep, 23 2012 @ 07:51 PM
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What I really wish we could see is what kind of Banking system he uses. Is he a BofA, wellsfargo, citi? Thats what I wish I could see..



posted on Sep, 23 2012 @ 07:52 PM
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Originally posted by Swills
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I'm with you, who cares? In fact, that's not even that big of a wad if it's 20's or less. You can see much bigger wads at any casino. My question is, why not use a check card? I never carry cash these days.
He can carry a big wad of cash.
He doesn't have worry about being robbed like the rest of us. The King's guard detail is always there to protect him.

Who knows? It might only be $25 there in that wad. Con men used to carry a wad that was plain white papers cut to the size of bills with a 20 dollar bill or two on the outside, making it seem like they had a large amount of cash to seal a deal.

And one more thing...
When I saw the title of the thread, I thought that this was some kind of Clinton/Lewinsky type story breaking..... But it wasn't the blue dress kind.
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posted on Sep, 23 2012 @ 07:53 PM
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Brotha's ballin'. You jelly brah?

Seriously though, hes got a few 20's, whats the problem? Does it make him an out of touch, face painting, silver spoon mormon?



posted on Sep, 23 2012 @ 07:59 PM
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Originally posted by SaturnFX

Originally posted by skepticconwatcher
reply to post by SaturnFX
 


The President of the United States has to use cash because he wants to protect his credit card number from being stolen or disclosed. It's as simple as that. Anyone with basic common sense would understand that. It is the same reason many people use cash for small purchases.


edit on 23-9-2012 by skepticconwatcher because: (no reason given)


Common sense is boring.
What common sense would that be?

That credit card purchases have protections that cash purchases don't?

Plus, what #%&@ing idiot would be stupid enough to steal and use the credit card number of the POTUS?
And, if someone that stupid existed, how many purchases or transfers do you think they could make on his account before they had cuffs on their wrists?
Seriously, you don't think they monitor that account?



posted on Sep, 23 2012 @ 07:59 PM
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Originally posted by SamLuv
reply to post by loam
 


What I really wish we could see is what kind of Banking system he uses. Is he a BofA, wellsfargo, citi? Thats what I wish I could see..



And your probably not the only one, which is my best guess as to why The President
is carrying cash for all of these purchases.

However, I still find the photo's themselves curious. Can anyone say if another president has ever
been photo op ed with a wad of cash?

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posted on Sep, 23 2012 @ 08:03 PM
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Originally posted by butcherguy
how many purchases or transfers do you think they could make on his account before they had cuffs on their wrists?
Seriously, you don't think they monitor that account?


Good points too. Although, I am sure he does not want anyone finding out certain things
that might be availble ....such as his real social security number....


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posted on Sep, 23 2012 @ 08:03 PM
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What's the big deal here? No one has any idea how much money that is. He obviously does just like I do, and puts the largest bills on the outside of his stack. I see one 20, plus a 5 is visible on the interior. I would imagine this is around $1000, give or take a bit. I don't think it is that strange to have someone who makes 400K a year carrying around $1000-$2000 in cash. This probably stems from how he has been used to carrying his money since he was younger.

As I said, I do the same thing. Although sometimes I do put the largest bills on the inside to hide them, but as I said, you can see he has a 5 on the inside. And I doubt the pic was posed for, as this is just a closeup of him doing what he was doing in the first pic, pulling out his money to pay for a sandwich, or whatever. And those with the cashless society remarks need to realize that the president isn't the one who comes up with or institutes stuff like that. I doubt he could care less. It is places like the banks that would benefit from stuff like that, for various reasons.

I don't care for Obama, but it is annoying to see how some people reach and grasp in an attempt to discredit him. I believe his documents are fake, but I am a level-headed enough person to realize what is logically sound and what is not. Unlike many people who will use instances like this to bash Obama just because they don't like him, or because of other things he has done. That is ridiculous, and those people need to "get sum learnins'" or something...Or just grow up maybe.



posted on Sep, 23 2012 @ 08:07 PM
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These photos are meant to subconsciously show you that the POTUS is just like you and has money, he is successful yet frugal. He looks like he saves money.

POTUS for POTUS!



posted on Sep, 23 2012 @ 08:07 PM
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Originally posted by burntheships

Originally posted by SamLuv
reply to post by loam
 


What I really wish we could see is what kind of Banking system he uses. Is he a BofA, wellsfargo, citi? Thats what I wish I could see..



And your probably not the only one, which is my best guess as to why The President
is carrying cash for all of these purchases.

However, I still find the photo's themselves curious. Can anyone say if another president has ever
been photo op ed with a wad of cash?

edit on 23-9-2012 by burntheships because: (no reason given)


Oh come on. You haven't figured that out yet? Other presidents let someone else do the dirty work of actually paying. Obama wants everyone to see that he's one of the guys -- he pays for himself.



posted on Sep, 23 2012 @ 08:12 PM
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Ah, very good point.
As many have suggested, its a photo op sending a "message".



Now about him paying himself, its rather silly to think this as Obama
golfs with Wolf formerly from UBS...

This is the picture they dont put on MSN front page





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posted on Sep, 23 2012 @ 08:33 PM
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The second photo looks like the man on the side of obama
in the first photo took the second photo.



posted on Sep, 23 2012 @ 08:56 PM
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Personally? If I were going out to lunch with the POTUS? I would PICK UP THE TAB!

Or LET HIM PICK UP THE TAB!

Seperate checks? Or seperate purchases? Give me a break.

Oh that's right, they're just a couple of regular guys going "dutch" or buying personal items.




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